The Civil Rights Section was established to ensure that the administration of public assistance and social services by Los Angeles Department of Public Social Services (LADPSS) are nondiscriminatory, as mandated by State and Federal Civil Rights laws.
Welfare Fraud Prevention &Investigations has several innovative programs, all designed to discover, investigate, and prosecute welfare fraud. Click the link below for more information.
A State Hearing is available to public assistance applicants and participants who are dissatisfied with a County action or inaction. The mission of the Appeals and State Hearing section is to carry out the Federal and State mandates, guaranteeing applicants and participants of public assistance the right to a fair and unbiased hearing.